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December 18, 2020

Detailed Overview of Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®, the Surgeon’s Heart Pump

Advanced Impella Trainer, Jason Richard, provides an overview of the Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist for physicians

December 17, 2020

A Contemporary Survey of Cardiogenic Shock Management Practices

Emmanouil Brilakis, MD, PhD, FACC, discusses results from a survey of contemporary cardiogenic shock management practices.

December 10, 2020

Single Access During Impella® Hemodynamic Support

Matthew G. Whitbeck, MD, describes how the RAILWAY Sheathless Access System can be used with the single access technique

December 4, 2020

First Experience with ECMELLA/ECpella™

Benedikt Schrage, MD, is one of the first to publish his experience with ECMO and Impella®—a combination known as “ECpella™”.

November 30, 2020

Role of the PA Catheter in Managing Cardiogenic Shock

Complete hemodynamic profiling is associated with lower in-hospital mortality.

November 19, 2020

Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist® versus CentriMag™: Head-to-Head Comparison of Device Hemocompatibility

Marvin Slepian, MD, compares the hemocompatibility of Impella 5.5 to Centrimag discussing hemolysis, platelet activation, microparticle generation, and vWF alteration.

November 17, 2020

Complex Protected PCI Case with Thom Dahle, MD: Recorded Live with Panel Discussion 

Thom Dahle, MD, performs a percutaneous axillary Impella®-supported high-risk PCI procedure recorded live with panel discussion.

November 11, 2020

COVID-19 Cath Lab Insights from Jeffrey Moses, MD at Columbia

Jeffrey Moses, MD, reviews COVID-19 challenges thus far and shares insights gained for cardiac cath labs at Columbia University Medical Center.

November 8, 2020

Patient Management Topics for Impella 5.5® with SmartAssist®

Jessica Page, global Impella® trainer, discusses patient management topics for the Impella 5.5 with SmartAssist platform.

November 5, 2020

Abstract Presentation Examining the Influence of Analytic Methodology on Clinical Outcomes

Jeffrey Moses, MD, presents an abstract investigating  the limitations of administrative databases and the potential to generate misleading or inconsistent conclusions. 

October 29, 2020

External Radial to Femoral Bypass Strategy for Managing Limb Ischemia

Hady Lichaa, MD, discusses the external radial to femoral bypass strategy featured in his recent case report published in Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions.

October 27, 2020

Intermediate-Term Left Ventricular Function Following Non-Emergent Impella Protected PCI: Restore EF Study

Mitul Patel, MD, shares intermediate-term results from RESTORE EF, a multicenter, prospective, observational, single-arm study that is still actively enrolling patients

October 27, 2020

Importance of Timing and Impact of Extensive Revascularization on Long-term Survival in Cardiogenic Shock

Giuseppe Tarantini, MD, PhD, FESC, discusses insights from European multi-center studies regarding the timing and impact of extensive revascularization on long-term survival in cardiogenic shock.

October 27, 2020

Efficacy and Safety of all Impella Use in Japanese Patients With Drug-Resistant Acute HF: Insight From Japan J-PVAD Study

Junya Ako, MD, presents the interim analysis of data from 819 patients from the Japanese Registry for Percutaneous VAD (J-PVAD).

October 27, 2020

Clinical Relevance of Revascularization Extent in Protected PCI: Insight From Italian Studies

Francesco Burzotta, MD, discusses the clinical impact of revascularization extent in Protected PCI.